BS in Interdisciplinary Studies: Social Service Profession Minor
This minor in Interdisciplinary Studies provides students with introductory courses in the field of social services, and it offers an exploration of career options in the basic helping profession.
The courses are designed to help students understand how people work and live in their environments. The Social Services Profession minor is complementary to the Psychology and Criminal Justice minors.
The curriculum for the Social Services Profession provides students with a survey of careers in social services. Students learn professional writing skills in the field and gain skills in engagement, assessment, and intervention. As students near completion of the minor, they complete a hands-on internship.
Bachelor degree students must complete 128 credits, and at least 25% must be completed through Saint Joseph’s College. As part of the IDS program, baccalaureate students will have an opportunity to study across disciplines.
This term-based minor’s start dates are August 1, November 1, February 1, and May 1.